Urban Country

Santa Monica, CA

About Urban Country

Urban Country houses unique objects and colorful remnants of America's past. Starting in the late 1990's, Steven Schwartz and Casey Hale have focused the Urban Country collection on anonymous American Folk art as well as pieces from carnivals, circuses and sideshows of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Vintage sideshow banners, shooting galleries and ventriloquist heads are on display alongside vintage industrial furniture and lighting, antique American flags, massive 19th century general store tables, anonymous American folk art and humorous vintage and antique ro...Read More

Urban Country

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19th Century Cast Iron Fiske Cherub Boy Garden ...
Antique Late 19th Century United States Folk Art Garden Ornaments
Iron, Limestone
Cherub garden statue attributed to Fiske Foundry, circa 1870s. Great original black surface with traces of old white paint surface. Holes in feet where he attaches to old limestone b...
Early Carnival Midway Sideshow or Circus Prop S...
Vintage 1920-1929 United States Folk Art Signs
Wood
Great early vintage, circa 1920s sideshow or circus prop sign. Egyptian mummy shipping crate. Very graphic and quite possibly one of a kind. Found in the southern United States.
Concrete Soldier Statue circa 1900 Chicago Area...
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Early 20th Century United States Folk Art Sculptures
Concrete
Exceptional 6 ft. tall American Folk Art concrete soldier statue with original paint surface and inset glass 'gem.' Fantastic workmanship. Originally part of a garden estate in South...
Vintage Bronx Toy Factory Copper Iron Doll Mold...
Mid-20th Century United States Steampunk Toys
Copper, Iron, Latex
Vintage Bronx toy factory industrial doll head mold with original production plastic latex doll head attached. Fantastic patina and layered surface from exposure to various chemicals...
Vintage Wood Geometry Surface and Volume Teachi...
Early 20th Century United States Steampunk Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Fantastic multidimensional geometry teaching sphere. Wonderful warm patina to wood surface. Original notes displayed on the sphere and inside. Opens up to many different shapes and o...
46 Star American Flag Linear Dancing Stars
Antique 1900-1909 United States Folk Art Political and Patriotic Memorab...
Cotton
46 Star flag printed on cotton muslin. Linear arranged stars in rows of 8, 7, 8, 8, 7, 8. Oklahoma was the 46th state and gained statehood on November 16, 1907. The 46 star flag was ...
Vintage Carnival Midway Double Game Wheel or Ga...
20th Century United States Folk Art Carnival Art
Vintage double game wheel found in the south. Carnival midway or perhaps for table gambling. Original red paint surface. Both wheels spin freely.
Religious Chalkware Diorama
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Antique 19th Century United States Folk Art Religious Items
Amazing religious chalkware wall hanging found in a Catholic church in Philadelphia. The pictures describe it all. Wonderful detail and dimension.
Vintage Bronx Toy Factory Copper and Iron Doll ...
Mid-20th Century Steampunk Toys and Dolls
Copper, Iron
Vintage Bronx toy factory industrial doll head mold. Fantastic patina and layered surface from exposure to various chemicals and high heat during the manufacturing process. Please se...
Parker Carousel Company Wood Carved Chariot Side
John Adams Parker
Early 20th Century United States Steampunk Carnival Art
Wood
Carved wood Parker Carousel chariot side. Fantastic carved dragon with the original jewel eye.
Vintage Southern California Roller Rink Roller ...
Mid-20th Century United States Folk Art Signs
Sheet Metal
Vintage roller skate sign from southern California rollerskating rink. Great as is or could be rehabilitated into a fantastic neon sign. Could be split in two and turned into two sig...
Vintage Leather Viking Gym Wrestling Dummy
Mid-20th Century North America Steampunk Sculptures and Carvings
Great simple human form. Vintage Viking white leather gym wrestling dummy. This guy is solid. Nicely worn leather. Team Viking on front and makers identification on reverse.

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